Realizing the Rules of Zen Buddhism in the Quest for Enlightenment
In every hobby, every sport, and every actions there may be the potential for enlightenment. Through the repeated practice of a skill, hobby, etc., one can know the guidelines behind Zen Buddhism. All that stands in the form of the practitioner’s Buddhist enlightenment is normally his own perception of the practice and of the universe around him. Until he comes to recognize that everything is interrelated; that's, until he realizes that nothing exists without having to be defined by something else, enlightenment will permanently end up being out of reach. Upon the realization that all factors lack their own-essence (because nothing can exist without having to be defined by another thing), he'll come to discover that: the bowler will not seek out to knock down the pins, the batter does not seek going to the ball, and the archer will not seek to pierce the target. Each is seeking to find “real insight in to the ultimate state to be,” (Onuma 26) by recognizing and focusing on how they themselves relate to the purpose of their sport of preference.
No-mind (mushin)The idea of no-mind rests at the guts of Zen Buddhism. Person who possesses this quality is very aware of everything. Yet, nothing is in a position to disturb him, despite his total recognition (Salgado, April 11). He views issues as “neither independent substances nor dreams or illusions…. without denying the varieties encountered in lifestyle [he], nonetheless, will not cling to them or take